A bit of irony I found funny

  • mcwclewis

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    Dec 21, 2010 10:21 PM GMT
    So I saw a psychiatrist yesterday and was prescribed medication for depression and anxiety.


    This happened at the campus health center. I drove across town to the pharmacy, who told me I needed a form from the health center for my insurance to cover it. I went back to the health center, the door was locked. I sat down for a second and a woman came and opened the door and told me they forgot to unlock them after their lunch break. I went back to the pharmacy with the form and was told there was a $10 copay... I had $9. I called my dad and had him write a check for $10 because he didn't have any cash.

    On the phone with my mother later, I explained that they wanted bloodwork done to make sure my thyroid is working properly and also that I was on this new medication. She frantically started asking questions about my insurance and freaking out about money. Her voice was cracking she was so upset.... Mind you, my insurance will pay for nearly everything.

    Normally, conversations like this with my mother bother me. I actually started laughing hysterically and when she asked what was so funny, I said "I just think it's ironic that I went through all that to get medication for anxiety, and here I'm the one being calm about everything."

    This was probably boring. If you want the last 5 minutes of your life back you can file a formal complaint with the management via e-mail.

  • rnch

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    Dec 21, 2010 10:22 PM GMT
    hahaha...humor IS where you find it! icon_cool.gif
  • tongun18

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    Dec 21, 2010 10:27 PM GMT
    rnch saidhahaha...humor IS where you find it! icon_cool.gif


    Ditto. Made me laugh.
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    Dec 22, 2010 3:23 AM GMT
    Only took a minute or two, and it was worth it icon_lol.gif
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    Dec 22, 2010 4:10 AM GMT
    Like it!

    Good luck with everything, you'll see things turn out OK icon_smile.gif
  • mcwclewis

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    Dec 22, 2010 4:22 AM GMT
    Thanks ;)
  • calibro

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    Dec 22, 2010 4:25 AM GMT
    mcwclewis said
    This was probably boring. If you want the last 5 minutes of your life back you can file a formal complaint with the management via e-mail.



    do i first have to have proof of a co-pay?
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    Dec 22, 2010 4:26 AM GMT
    You're sweet, and I hope medication, along with other lifestyle choices, help you be happy.
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    Dec 22, 2010 4:27 AM GMT
    And by "happy," I mean content. And by "content," I mean, your idea of happiness icon_smile.gif
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    Dec 22, 2010 4:38 AM GMT
    Did they do any blood tests for any illnesses?

    I was treated for depression for two years and it turned out to be .. Haha ... Cancer! I really was depressed then. Hahaha.
  • tuffguyndc

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    Dec 22, 2010 4:43 AM GMT
    mcwclewis saidSo I saw a psychiatrist yesterday and was prescribed medication for depression and anxiety.


    This happened at the campus health center. I drove across town to the pharmacy, who told me I needed a form from the health center for my insurance to cover it. I went back to the health center, the door was locked. I sat down for a second and a woman came and opened the door and told me they forgot to unlock them after their lunch break. I went back to the pharmacy with the form and was told there was a $10 copay... I had $9. I called my dad and had him write a check for $10 because he didn't have any cash.

    On the phone with my mother later, I explained that they wanted bloodwork done to make sure my thyroid is working properly and also that I was on this new medication. She frantically started asking questions about my insurance and freaking out about money. Her voice was cracking she was so upset.... Mind you, my insurance will pay for nearly everything.

    Normally, conversations like this with my mother bother me. I actually started laughing hysterically and when she asked what was so funny, I said "I just think it's ironic that I went through all that to get medication for anxiety, and here I'm the one being calm about everything."

    This was probably boring. If you want the last 5 minutes of your life back you can file a formal complaint with the management via e-mail.

    ha ha ha dude, that is how mothers work. they always make a mountain out of a mole hill
  • mcwclewis

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    Dec 22, 2010 4:45 AM GMT
    BrainyBrainyBrainy saidYou're sweet, and I hope medication, along with other lifestyle choices, help you be happy.




    Aw thank you icon_surprised.gif)





    Caslon, I'm not 100% sure what they want to test for yet but I know there's a ton of acronyms on the sheet of things to check. I go in next week for the blood work. Hope all is better for you now.